Cabot Corporation s business segments include carbon black, fumet metal oxides, ink-jet colorants, nanogel, Cabot Specialty Fluids, Cabot Superior MicroPowders and Cabot Supermetals. The company makes and handles fine particles, such as carbons, mixed oxides, refractory metals and aerosols; modifies the surfaces of very fine particles, such as silicas, color pigments and catalysts; and designs particle-media composites for specific properties, such as color, dispersion stability, charge generation, electrochemical behavior and insulation. Cabot has operations in more than 20 countries. It maintains more than 35 manufacturing facilities, eight research and development facilities, 12 technical service centers and nearly 60 sales offices. Cabot Corporation has a location in Boston.